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Adjutant General (Certificates of the RI Line) payroll accounts

 Series — Volume: Adjutant General (Certificates of the RI Line) payroll accounts, 1784
Identifier: C#00211

Function: To settle the account of John Singer Dexter with the U.S. for payments to soldiers of the RI line. Includes: Date of payment, name of payee, amount of each certificate, total amount due each soldier, soldier's signature and occasionally a sicp1ature to witness soldier's signature. Signatures were somet1mes made by heirs, attorneys, etc. This material has been microfilmed.

Dates: 1784

Adjutant General Military Service liability rolls

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C#00077-C#00085

Series consists of the name, address, color, military liability, and serial number (of unknown origin) of males ages 21-30.

Dates: 1917-1918

Adjutant General records

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C#00793-C#00117-C#00544-C#00489
Dates: 1781-1973

Army and Navy registers and journals

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1636-1398

Weekly publications dedicated to military history & the United States Armed forces

Dates: 1883-1900

Board of Military Enrollment records

Identifier: C#00783
Dates: 1863-1865

Captain Lewis Leavens papers

 Collection — Folder: 2. Captain Lewis Leavens papers, 1854-1870.
Identifier: 2021-14
Content Description Accession includes commissioning documents from the New York state militia and the Rhode Island Volunteers 7th Regiment.1. Photograph (carte-de-visite or CDV) presumed to be Captain Lewis Leavens. 2. Photograph (carte-de-visite or CDV) of J M Dyckman coat of arms (ZYT Bestendig "Be Constant") . 3. Lewis Leavens 2nd Lt. of Riflemen in the 18th Regiment 7th Brigade and 2nd Div. commission for New York State Militia, Nov. 23, 1854. 4. Lewis Leavens 1st Lt. in the 18th Regiment 7th...
Dates: 1854-1870

Civil War Military records

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C#00472-C#01171
Scope and Contents Records of Rhode Island forces organized & engaged in the service of the Union against Confederate forces, 1861 – 1865. Includes national, executive, & military correspondence & orders, commissions, appointments & resignations, enlistment, muster & descriptive rolls, bounty & pay receipts, morning and post guard reports, monthly returns, recruits forwarded, ordnance & equipment issued, special requisitions, clothing books, field reports of casualties &...
Dates: 1856-1894; Majority of material found within 1861-1865

Councils of War records

Identifier: C#00253
Scope and Contents Councils of War consisting of the Governor, members of the legislature & militia established to coordinante the manning, equipping & application of Rhode Island forces engaged during times of conflict or war. French & Indian War February 8, 1755, Committee of War appointed with “full power and authority during the recess of the General Assembly, to give out orders to such officers as may be appointed by the Assembly, for that...
Dates: 1711-1818

Furlough Record of James J. McQuade

 File — Folder: 28 Furlough Records of James McQuade, 1899
Identifier: 1636-4036
Scope and Contents

Includes Western Union telegram, Furlough order, and request for furlough

Dates: 1899

Harold G. Fletcher collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1994-19
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of personal memborabilia belonging to Harold G. Fletcher acquired during his serivice as Seargeant later Warrant Officer with the 118th Engineers Company B and HQ and Service Company, 43rd Infantry Division during the period of the 1930's through the 1950's

Dates: c. 1937-1960

Military Proclamation for George E. Taylor

 Item — Folder: Proclamation for George E. Taylor,5/4/1869, 2020-13
Identifier: 2020-13
Dates: 05/04/1869

Office of the Quartermaster General records

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 09.04
Scope and Contents

Offices of Directory & Purveyer General of the Military Hospital, Surgeon & Physician General, Adjutant General, Quartermaster General, & Commissary General established, October 30, 1779, pursuant to “Act for Better Forming, Regulating & Conducting the Military Force of this State” (C#00210 – Acts & Resolves of the General Assembly, 1779 – 1780, Vol. 7 # 19; abstract, “Schedules”, October Session, p. 33)

Dates: 1837-1925

Paymaster General records

Identifier: 09.07
Dates: 1856-1879

President Abraham Lincoln tribute subscriptions

 Series — Box: President Abraham Lincoln tribute subscriptions, 1865
Identifier: 1636-1636.1

The President Abraham Lincoln tribute subscriptions consists of $1.00 donations made by Rhode Island residents to honor the memory of President Lincoln as part of a $100.00 tribute to be presented to Mrs. Lincoln and family by Governor James Y. Smith. Selected items include donations from Market Men of Providence, residents of East Providence and Pawtucket, employees of Sayles Bleachery, and the Bristol Steam Mill.

Dates: April- May 1865

Quartermaster General Special Requisitions

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1636-1617

Articles or services furnished by the Quartermaster General’s Department to Rhode Island military forces, governmental agencies, organizations or individuals engaged in federal service during the Civil War.

Dates: 1862-1864

Revolutionary War Military Returns

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C#00486

Documents related to the service of men during the Revolutionary War. Included are: returns of companies, returns of officers of regiments, pay rolls, clothing accounts, and other documents which list individual names and relate other information about their service.

Dates: 1776-1781

Rhode Island Militia records

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C#01143-C#01144
Dates: 1794-1960

Rhode Island National Guard records

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1997-63-1999-104-2003-62
Dates: 1919-2012

Spanish American War Military records

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 09.02
Scope and Contents Records of Rhode Island units organized & engaged in United States Service during hostilities with Spain, April 21 – August 12, 1898. Includes orders issued, correspondence & reports, volunteer enlistment / recruit examination records, muster & pay rolls, morning reports & compiled & consolidated service cards pertaining to the First Rhode Island US Volunteer Infantry stationed at Camp Russell A. Alger, VA, May – July, 1898; Camp George Gordon Meade, PA, August –...
Dates: 1898-1899

State Allotment Commissioner records

Identifier: 09.06
Dates: 1862-1866

The Uniform of the Army of the United States

 Item — Box: Uniform of the Army of the United States October 1, 1908 (1636-720)
Identifier: 1636-720

In 1908, Quartermaster General J.B. Alshire published 127 colored lithographic plates depicting each type of individual clothing and insignia (from head to foot) authorized for all officers and enlisted men of, and for all branches of the U.S. Army. These illustrations were based on the uniform regulations of 1907.

Dates: October 1, 1908

Volunteer Enlistment records

Identifier: 09.01
Scope and Contents Volunteer enrollments with State militia, attached chartered independent companies, National Guard, State Guard & Provision Companies of the State Guard Reserves. Includes age, residence, nativity, occupation, height, eye & hair color, complexion & signature or mark of applicant. May contain record of medical examination conducted, parent or guardian authorization or reference to prior enlistment or military service, etc. Rhode Island militia reorganized pursuant to...
Dates: c. 1879-1970

World War II scrapbooks

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1636-324
Scope and Contents 19 scrapbooks Box 1 Vol 1 - Woonsocket - Decenber 12, 1941 - February 28, 1942 Vol 2 - Woonsocket - June 1, 1943 - September 20, 1943 Vol 2 - Johnston/North Providence, July 1, 1943 - January 10, 1944 Box 2 Vol 3 - Central Falls, Cumberland, Lincoln, May 8, 1943 - September 29, 1943 Vol 3 - Woonsocket, North Smithfield, Burrillville, September 21, 1943 - December 24, 1943 Vol 4 - Central Falls, Cumberland, Lincoln, September 30, 1943 - January 30, 1944 Box 3 Vol 4 - Woonsocket, North...
Dates: 1941-1946